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Source: The New Zealand Herald

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-04-24 17:26:04 -0700 | political-news

Jamaica (AP) Jamaican authorities say two men from Suriname were detained after they failed to explain why they were carrying $500,000 in cash. Police and the finance ministry said Thursday that officers stopped a taxi carrying the two Surinamese men...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-04-25 00:44:43 -0700 | allnews

Jermaine Francis, Staff Reporter Archbishop Emeritus of Kingston Donald Reece has flatly denied allegations that senior members of the Catholic Church have been preying on the wards of the Alpha Boys Home. Reece told The Gleaner yesterday that these allegations...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-04-25 00:44:41 -0700 | technology-news

Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) is about to go into campaign mode, Opposition Leader Andrew Holness told the House of Representatives yesterday that the party has a range of policy options it intends to implement the next time it forms the...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-04-25 00:44:41 -0700 | allnews

Livern Barrett, Gleaner Writer Prosecutors yesterday revealed they have video and audio recordings of prominent medical doctor Jephthah Ford boasting that he was a "man of integrity and influence" as he allegedly tried to bribe a police investigator to influence...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-04-25 01:07:32 -0700 | business-news

AND emoluments for senior executives of the Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) increased last year by a total of $6.46 million, or 9.43 per cent, over the $68.48 million in 2012. The total package for senior executives totalled $74.94 million....
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-04-25 01:07:32 -0700 | green-news

Jamaican ministries and agencies are, within weeks, expected to undergo training in climate change risk assessment and planning. The training forms part of the Government's efforts to bolster the island's readiness for climate-change impacts, including sea-level and sea-surface temperature...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-04-25 01:07:31 -0700 | political-news

Glenroy Sinclair, Assignment Coordinator Hours after they got married last Saturday, Paul and Keisha Ashmead wasted no time in committing their lives to God. Together, they stepped in to the makeshift pool under the big tent at the Pembroke Hall...
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Breaking News: Usain Bolt may race until 2017
   
Posted by: kumarps

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2013-09-28 01:00:16 -0700 | sports-news

Jamaican sprint hero Usain Bolt said he could race until 2017 World Championships.The six-time Olympic gold medallist earlier this month said he may retire after the 2016 Rio Olympic games. He had decided to delay his retirement plan for one...
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Posted by: chnarendra

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2013-12-19 12:41:11 -0800 | disasters-news

Jamaican police should conduct a thorough, impartial and effective investigation into the murder of Dwayne Jones at the hands of a mob in Montego Bay, sometime between July 21 and 22, Human Rights Watch said. Jones, 16, was found dead...
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Breaking News: Out With The Old And In With The New: Reviewing The Illegality of Abortion in Jamaica
   
Posted by: Sherice

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2013-07-03 03:30:23 -0700 | political-news

In Jamaica, the current law on abortion is contained in sections 72 and 73 of the Offences Against the Person Act. Under the Act, a pregnant mother and any doctor or other person who helps to procure an abortion is...
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Breaking News: International Reggae Day: A Virtual Experience
   
Posted by: Sherice

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2013-07-01 07:49:12 -0700 | entertainment-news

Lovers of music everywhere can look forward to International Reggae Day on July 1, 2013. This year, the brainchild of the event, Andrea Davis has sought after a different musical experience for fans from all walks of life. Abandoning the...
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Posted by: Sherice

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2013-06-05 18:38:35 -0700 | education-news

Many Jamaican citizens are reluctant to entertain the notion that Jamaican teachers should be exported to Africa. While many supporters of the proposition posit that this could be a creative way of boosting the island's economy there are those who...
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Posted by: anonymous

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2013-11-14 12:33:59 -0800 | sports-news

Between his Olympic successes Usain stayed firmly in the global spotlight winning three gold medals and setting two individual world records at the 2009 IAAF World T&F Championships in Berlin, Germany. He lowered his 100m time to a staggering 9.58...
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Breaking News: New Jamaican Drink on the market
   
Posted by: canej

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2013-04-25 08:11:38 -0700 | business-news

Mr Cane is a new beverage on the shelves of select supermarkets. It is bottled Sugarcane Juice available in 12oz bottles in regular and with a hint of ginger flavour. The cane used is 100% Jamaican, grown by Jamaican farmers....
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Breaking News: Hurricane Sandy recovery:  What about the Caribbean?
   
Posted by: Karl Gotthardt SelectMedia

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2013-09-30 18:07:07 -0700 | disasters-news

Before Hurricane Sandy -- one of the most powerful storms in recent history -- made landfall on the Jersey Shore, there was total devastation in the Caribbean. While frustration is mounting in the northeast with continued power outages, fuel shortages...
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